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SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR INDIAN STUDENTS--PART B
(CFDA Nos. 84.061 and 84.087)

I. PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation: Indian Education Act, Section 1005(a)(l) and (b), P.L. 92-318,
Title IV, Part B as amended, (20 U.S.C. 3385). (Expired September 30, 1984.)*

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal  Year                     Authorization                  Appropriation

1980                              $37,000,000                       $15,600,000

1981                                 37,000,000                         14,500,000

1982                                37,000,000                         14,880,000

1983                                37,000,000                         12,600,000

1984                                37,000,000                         12,000,000

Purpose: Part B authorizes a variety of discretionary programs designed to
irrprove the quality of educational programs for Indians. Specific activities
authorized under Part B include:

Planning, pilot, and demonstration projects to plan for, test, and demonstrate
the effectiveness of educational approaches for Indian students at the pre-
school, elementary, and secondary levels. All FY 1984 grantees were Indian
tribes, organizations, or institutions.

Educational service projects to serve Indian preschool, elementary, and sec-
ondary school students if other educational programs or services are not
available to them in sufficient quantity or quality. All grantees are Indian
tribes, organizations, and institutions.

Educational personnel development projects to train Indians for careers in
education. There are two programs: Section I005(d), making awards primarily
to universities, and Section 422, making awards primarily to Indian tribes
and organizations.

Fellowships for Indian students in the fields of medicine, law, education,
business administration, engineering, and natural resources. Awards are based
on financial need, academic record, other potential for success, and likeli-
hood of service to Indians upon graduation.  Priority is given to graduate
students.

Resource and Evaluation Centers to provide technical assistance and dissemi-
nate information toIndianeducation projects and applicants. The Centers
conduct workshops, make site visits, and prepare and distribute printed
materials.

* The Indian Education Amendments of 1984, P.L. 98-511, authorized Indian
Education through October 1, 1989.roject materials are used by some teachers in